Luanda Casella

Short of Lying

Op Locatie - Performance

Performance details

date time hall price tickets/availability
vr 26.10.18 20:00 - 21:30 Op Locatie
Price category Ongenummerd
Basisprijs € 14,00
+65 € 14,00
-26 € 14,00
Abokorting 10% (18-19) € 12,50
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How can the media manipulate reality?

‘Short of Lying’ is a narrative performance about deception and the power of stories to frame and manipulate reality. Performer Luanda Casella shows how narrative thinking has been hijacked by the media.

‘Short of Lying’ explores the art of oration in the format of a TED Talk. The production creates a playful tension between deception and awareness, exposing the various mechanics of deceit. The piece is situated in the conflictual world of online publishing, which since the 1990s has used narrative thinking and storytelling to serve neo-liberal logic.

The Brazilian writer and performer Luanda Casella has lived and worked in Belgium since 2006. She specialises in the art of storytelling and is the frontwoman of the Dutch jazz ensemble Electric Barbarian.


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Additional information

Fri 26.10 - 20:00 NTGent Arca (Sint-Widostraat 4, 9000 Gent)
€14 / 14 / 14 / 14

in English


org: NTGent

concept, text & performance: Luanda Casella - dramaturgy: Sébastien Hendrickx - coach: Tom Dupont - scenography: Felix Fasolt - costume design & assistant scenography: Joy Vervaeke - support & residencies: Workspace Brussels, WP Zimmer, Campo, CC de Grote Post, KASK School of Arts, VERBO International Performing Arts Festival (Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo) & City of Ghent